Communications Intern

NEW YORK, NY

Employment Type: Part-time

Duration: 6 months

Start date: As soon as possible

Deadline: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis


About Re:Coded

Technology is changing the way the world responds to crisis - and Re:Coded is at the center of it all. We are a fast-growing startup training conflict-affected youth with fundamental coding skills and professional experience that together create access to careers in technology. As war-shattered economies start to get back on their feet, we train the generation that will drive these countries forward, while helping to solve the global technical talent shortage. We run technical education programs in Iraq, Turkey, and Yemen and in addition operate our co-working space, Re:Coded House, in Iraq. Re:Coded has trained more than 450 children and young adults in digital skills, with a go-to job rate of 88% in our coding bootcamps. Re:Coded is supported by some of the world’s leading foundations & development agencies, including GIZ, UNDP, Western Union Foundation, Slack and SAP.  


What We Want

We are seeking a Communications Intern that can thrive in a startup environment. Applicants should be detail-oriented, enrolled students with a strong interest in media and communications, technology and social impact. 

The Communications Intern will support the day-to-day management of social media platforms, conduct research to further communication objectives, and assist in content creation. We encourage ownership and initiative and therefore are looking for a self-starter who is willing to jump in and spot new opportunities for growth. 

This position will be based out of our co-working space, Center for Social Innovation, located in Chelsea. You will have access to a community of changemakers and learn more about the social innovation field. Remote work will be considered on an ad-hoc basis. 


An Idea of What you’ll be working on…

  • Building and developing a content calendar for our social media platforms

  • Producing multimedia content to share Re:Coded’s mission 

  • Market analysis of startups and innovation in and around the MENA Region

  • Researching potential media outlets and journalists


You are…

  • Looking to work in an innovative startup environment

  • Passionate about social innovation and technology

  • Creative, enthusiastic, and motivated 

  • Organized and goal orientated

  • Excellent communicator and collaborator

  • Have a high attention to detail

  • Pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree

  • Familiar with social media platforms

  • Familiar with Adobe Suite, and if not a willingness to learn


Benefits

  • Internship can be used for college credit or experience

  • Internship will be based at our dog-friendly co-working space, Center for Social Innovation, with flexibility for remote work 

  • Access to Center for Social Innovation community, events, and workshops

  • A great work environment and supportive team culture. 

  • A range of training and growth opportunities for further professional development.


To Apply

Send your CV and cover letter to careers@re-coded.com with the subject line Communications Intern and let us know why you think you'd be a great fit for our organization. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. Applications without CV or cover letter will not be considered.